Multiple connections to a server or shared resource error

Error: Multiple connections to a server or shared resource by the same user, using more than one user name, are not allowed. Disconnect all previous connections to the server or shared resource and try again.

Lstat: CreateFile \\UNC\Server\Path\: Access is denied.

This error will typically occur when you have multiple Protected Items and each Protected Item is configured to backup a different network path, each with different network credentials.

This error message indicates that there is already an active connection to the network resource using a different username from the same computer.

Windows doesn't allow multiple connections to the same shared resource using different credentials .

Solution:

pageHow to Backup Windows Network Shares and UNC Paths

By using the same Username for all connections to a UNC path from the eazyBackup application, you shouldn't run into this error.

This way you will not be trying to open a new connection to the same NAS using different credentials

Create one Username / Password on your NAS for all shared resources:

\\UNC\NAS1\Myfiles\

\\UNC\NAS1\Documents\

\\UNC\NAS1\Shared\


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